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Feds claim evidence of bank fraud by Manafort: Court filing

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A federal court has unsealed a filing against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in which prosecutors with the special counsel’s office accuse Manafort of conducting “a series of bank frauds,” new, uncharged allegations that   ... Read More

Trump visits Florida family members at hospital after massacre

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- President Donald Trump visited Broward Health North Hospital to meet with wounded students, their family members and the hospital medical team on Friday evening following the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that   ... Read More

Chief of Staff Kelly makes changes to clearance process following domestic abuse scandal

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Following revelations that disgraced White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter held a top security clearance even after the FBI discovered allegations of domestic abuse against him, the White House on Friday released a five-page memo from Chief   ... Read More

The mix of politicians saying it’s either not the time to talk about gun control or it’s past time

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- The reactions to the country's latest mass shooting appear to be falling along fairly familiar party lines, with a number of key Republicans saying that now is not the time to discuss any gun control reforms while   ... Read More

Who is Karen McDougal, the ex-Playboy Playmate who allegedly had an affair with Trump?

Jeff Kravitz / Contributor via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A former Playboy playmate who says she had an affair with Donald Trump has publicly commented on the alleged relationship.

Karen McDougal has said she had the affair with Trump   ... Read More

13 Russian nationals indicted in Mueller investigation on charges related to meddling in US elections

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department on Friday indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups of violating criminal laws with the intent to interfere "with U.S. elections and political processes," according to the agency.

The indictment depicts   ... Read More

Read the full indictment against thirteen Russians in special counsel probe

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Thirteen Russian nationals and three Russian groups were indicted for allegedly trying to interfere with "U.S. elections and political processes," according to the Justice Department.

The 37-page indictment details the elaborate alleged scheme in which some of   ... Read More

President Trump: ‘We have to do something’ after massacre

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Sources with direct knowledge of President Donald Trump’s response to the Florida high school shooting confirm to ABC News that the president has said on multiple occasions, including Friday morning, that “we have to do   ... Read More

Report: Trump’s alleged affair with ex-Playmate reveals ‘catch and kill’ system

Chris Kleponis/Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Those loyal to Donald Trump went to great lengths to conceal his alleged affair with former Playboy Playmate Karen McDougal through secret meetings, pay-offs and legal agreements, according to Ronan Farrow's latest report in The   ... Read More

Mitt Romney announces U.S. Senate bid

George Frey/Getty Images(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Former Massachusetts governor and one-time Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is running for the U.S. Senate in Utah, he officially announced Friday morning.

Romney, 70, was the Republican Party's presidential standard-bearer in 2012,   ... Read More

Some railroads won’t meet Positive Train Control deadlines, officials say

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Several railroads will likely fail to meet congressionally-mandated deadlines for installation of Positive Train Control, technology that could have prevented at least 23 deaths and more than 300 injuries over the past decade, NTSB chairman Robert   ... Read More

Poll shows tight race in upcoming Pennsylvania special congressional election

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Republican and Democratic candidates running to represent southwest Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District are in a virtual dead-heat with less than a month to go before the highly anticipated March special election and with President Donald   ... Read More

House Speaker says ‘Congress should do its job’ on gun reform, but preaches patience

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of the deadly mass shooting in a high school in Florida, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have so far struggled to come up with a solution in the contentious gun control debate.

“Congress should do   ... Read More

Immigration bills fail in the Senate; fate of Dreamers murkier than ever

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate on Thursday failed to advance four proposals that addressed immigration reform, one of which was backed by the White House.

With the hopes Congress comes to an agreement on immigration this week now completely out   ... Read More

Soldiers not asking about transgender policy: Army secretary

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- In his first three months as the new secretary of the Army, Mark Esper says President Donald Trump's transgender ban -- and its potential implementation -- "hasn't come up" as he's traveled to U.S. bases at home   ... Read More

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Feds claim evidence of bank fraud by Manafort: Court filing

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A federal court has unsealed a filing against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in which prosecutors with the special counsel’s office accuse Manafort of conducting “a series of bank frauds,” new, uncharged allegations that   ... Read More

Trump visits Florida family members at hospital after massacre

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- President Donald Trump visited Broward Health North Hospital to meet with wounded students, their family members and the hospital medical team on Friday evening following the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that   ... Read More

Chief of Staff Kelly makes changes to clearance process following domestic abuse scandal

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Following revelations that disgraced White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter held a top security clearance even after the FBI discovered allegations of domestic abuse against him, the White House on Friday released a five-page memo from Chief   ... Read More

The mix of politicians saying it’s either not the time to talk about gun control or it’s past time

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- The reactions to the country's latest mass shooting appear to be falling along fairly familiar party lines, with a number of key Republicans saying that now is not the time to discuss any gun control reforms while   ... Read More

Who is Karen McDougal, the ex-Playboy Playmate who allegedly had an affair with Trump?

Jeff Kravitz / Contributor via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A former Playboy playmate who says she had an affair with Donald Trump has publicly commented on the alleged relationship.

Karen McDougal has said she had the affair with Trump   ... Read More

13 Russian nationals indicted in Mueller investigation on charges related to meddling in US elections

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department on Friday indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups of violating criminal laws with the intent to interfere "with U.S. elections and political processes," according to the agency.

The indictment depicts   ... Read More

Read the full indictment against thirteen Russians in special counsel probe

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Thirteen Russian nationals and three Russian groups were indicted for allegedly trying to interfere with "U.S. elections and political processes," according to the Justice Department.

The 37-page indictment details the elaborate alleged scheme in which some of   ... Read More

President Trump: ‘We have to do something’ after massacre

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Sources with direct knowledge of President Donald Trump’s response to the Florida high school shooting confirm to ABC News that the president has said on multiple occasions, including Friday morning, that “we have to do   ... Read More

Report: Trump’s alleged affair with ex-Playmate reveals ‘catch and kill’ system

Chris Kleponis/Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Those loyal to Donald Trump went to great lengths to conceal his alleged affair with former Playboy Playmate Karen McDougal through secret meetings, pay-offs and legal agreements, according to Ronan Farrow's latest report in The   ... Read More

Mitt Romney announces U.S. Senate bid

George Frey/Getty Images(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Former Massachusetts governor and one-time Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is running for the U.S. Senate in Utah, he officially announced Friday morning.

Romney, 70, was the Republican Party's presidential standard-bearer in 2012,   ... Read More

Some railroads won’t meet Positive Train Control deadlines, officials say

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Several railroads will likely fail to meet congressionally-mandated deadlines for installation of Positive Train Control, technology that could have prevented at least 23 deaths and more than 300 injuries over the past decade, NTSB chairman Robert   ... Read More

Poll shows tight race in upcoming Pennsylvania special congressional election

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Republican and Democratic candidates running to represent southwest Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District are in a virtual dead-heat with less than a month to go before the highly anticipated March special election and with President Donald   ... Read More

House Speaker says ‘Congress should do its job’ on gun reform, but preaches patience

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of the deadly mass shooting in a high school in Florida, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have so far struggled to come up with a solution in the contentious gun control debate.

“Congress should do   ... Read More

Immigration bills fail in the Senate; fate of Dreamers murkier than ever

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate on Thursday failed to advance four proposals that addressed immigration reform, one of which was backed by the White House.

With the hopes Congress comes to an agreement on immigration this week now completely out   ... Read More

Soldiers not asking about transgender policy: Army secretary

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- In his first three months as the new secretary of the Army, Mark Esper says President Donald Trump's transgender ban -- and its potential implementation -- "hasn't come up" as he's traveled to U.S. bases at home   ... Read More

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